Certified Medical Assistant

Vaco Staffing
November 11, 2021
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Vaco is hiring for a certified Medical Assistant in Jacksonville; Florida. This is a direct hire role. Candidates must be fully vaccinated.

This position may entail some clerical duties: Scheduling patients and surgeries; maintaining physician's calendar; additional administrative duties as needed.

  • Must be professionally assertive and passionate about patient care
  • Must be detail oriented; polished; and sharp
  • Valid Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA).
  • Minimum 2 years Medical Assistant experience.
  • Previous experience in a physician's office; Orthopedic experience a plus.
  • Proficiency with triaging patient care issues.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced clinic.
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Familiarity with HIPPA and OSHA guidelines/regulations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with orthopedic physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • Organize patient flow to keep physician on schedule.
  • Assist patients to exam room; collect patient history and conduct screening.
  • Answer patient phone calls and give instructions at the direction of the physician.
  • Maintain exam rooms and medical supplies.
  • Follow universal precautions when assisting with patient care.
  • Be familiar with and follow HIPAA guidelines.
  • Proofread and/or transcribe physician notes
  • Clerical duties as required to update EMR; complete forms and charting.
  • Provide administrative support to assigned physician.
  • Maintain calendar and call schedule for assigned physician.
  • Schedule non-patient appointments and meeting room.
  • Answer telephone; screen callers; relays messages and returns calls.
  • Interact with data entry and billing department regarding requests for additional information.
  • Route paperwork to appropriate staff (i.e. MMI charts; medical records).
  • Bill attorneys; case managers for depositions; phone conferences; etc.
  • Maintain the physician's curriculum vitae and updates CME credits; publications etc.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.

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